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Silver Line Gateway Project Updates Posted on Jan 2

Silver Line Gateway Project Updates

MassDOT’s Silver Line Gateway project team has launched an expanded project website. The website features the latest information: Background information and project history on the Project Overview page. Construction phasing information and new station renderings on the Design & Construction page. Project announcements and public   …Continue Reading Silver Line Gateway Project Updates

Travel Safely During the Holidays! Posted on Dec 21

Travel Safely During the Holidays!

MassDOT advises residents and visitors to travel safely during the upcoming holiday season, check our online resources, and use public transportation where possible. As always, I-90 Exit 9 connecting I-84 to Connecticut and New York experiences heavy traffic on peak holiday travel days. Drivers are   …Continue Reading Travel Safely During the Holidays!

MBTA: North Station Headhouse to Close for Upgrade Posted on Dec 18

MBTA: North Station Headhouse to Close for Upgrade

Due to construction about to begin on the site of the former Boston Garden, the existing MBTA head house will be closed on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Commuters should be aware that covered ADA accessible walkways will be put in place for MBTA customers until   …Continue Reading MBTA: North Station Headhouse to Close for Upgrade

MBTA Commuter Rail Winter Schedules Effective December 14 Posted on Dec 8

MBTA Commuter Rail Winter Schedules Effective December 14

The MBTA and commuter rail operator Keolis Commuter Services say new Commuter Rail Winter Schedules will go into effect next week. Effective Monday, December 14, 2015, all lines will have designated Severe Weather trains which will not operate when reduced service for severe winter weather   …Continue Reading MBTA Commuter Rail Winter Schedules Effective December 14

Longfellow Bridge: MBTA Red Line Diversion December 12-13 Posted on Dec 7

Longfellow Bridge: MBTA Red Line Diversion December 12-13

MassDOT’s Longfellow Bridge Project work continues with an upcoming weekend bridge closure and MBTA Red Line diversion. MassDOT contractors will close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic, except MBTA buses, from 11:00 PM on Friday, December 11 to 5:00 AM on Monday, December 14.   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: MBTA Red Line Diversion December 12-13

MBTA 15th Annual Fill-A-Bus with Gifts! Posted on Dec 3

MBTA 15th Annual Fill-A-Bus with Gifts!

Please consider donating to the 15th annual Fill-A-Bus with Gifts on Monday-Thursday, December 7-10!  Help a Needy Child or Teen! You may donate a new, unwrapped gift this holiday season. The gifts benefit the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Yawkey Boys   …Continue Reading MBTA 15th Annual Fill-A-Bus with Gifts!

North Side Commuter Rail Schedule Implementation Postponed Posted on Nov 25

North Side Commuter Rail Schedule Implementation Postponed

  MassDOT and the MBTA announced the recently revised North Side Commuter Rail schedules will not be implemented until spring 2016. The revision of Commuter Rail schedules is a critical element of MassDOT and the MBTA’s efforts to deliver safe, reliable, on-time service to Commuter   …Continue Reading North Side Commuter Rail Schedule Implementation Postponed

Travel Safely for Thanksgiving! Posted on Nov 24

Travel Safely for Thanksgiving!

MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to plan ahead with high traffic volume on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected again this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on the Sunday after the holiday.  Heavy traffic congestion   …Continue Reading Travel Safely for Thanksgiving!

MassDOT, MBTA, Massport Prepared for Thanksgiving Travel Posted on Nov 19

MassDOT, MBTA, Massport Prepared for Thanksgiving Travel

The transportation agencies of Massachusetts, including MassDOT, the MBTA and Port Authority (Massport), today introduced plans to ease holiday travel frustration during the busy travel season. The travel experts at AAA are predicting 300,000 additional holiday travelers this year, bringing the total close to 47   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA, Massport Prepared for Thanksgiving Travel

MBTA Survey Results: Most Useful Real-Time Apps Posted on Nov 18

MBTA Survey Results: Most Useful Real-Time Apps

As part of the MBTA’s comprehensive plan to prepare for winter, the T is releasing the findings of an online survey in which customers indicated which apps they find most useful in their daily commutes. The recent survey collected 1,925 responses online. It asked people   …Continue Reading MBTA Survey Results: Most Useful Real-Time Apps